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June 2018 Archives

Deadlines for reporting a workplace injury

Workplace injuries are more common than you might think. These injuries can be avoidable for the most part but can lead to some very serious issues in Stanislaus. If you or a co-worker winds up suffering an injury on the job, you need to report it as soon as possible. This includes filing a report with your supervisor and even reporting it to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), if necessary.

Medical workers are at increased risk for serious work injuries

If you had to make a list of the career paths most likely to result in serious injuries, you'd probably focus on jobs in the fields of construction and manufacturing, or perhaps meat-packing or farming. It's true that those can be some of the most dangerous jobs, but you would omit one of the most at-risk career paths for workers — the medical field.

Preventing scaffolding accidents in Stanislaus

Construction is occurring all over Stanislaus, California, and most of it involves the use of scaffolding at some point or another. Scaffolding is most often constructed outside of a building being remodeled or built. It is used by construction workers so they can easily access all areas of the building to attach siding, install brick or apply stucco. Here's how you can prevent scaffolding accidents in California.

Tips for documenting an injury at work

If you have suffered an injury on the job, you likely already reported it. That's the right thing to do for a couple of reasons. But, if you've never been injured on the job, you cannot let your guard down one bit. Anyone can suffer a work-related injury, even those who are remarkably safe. Here are some important tips for you to follow when it comes to documenting any injury suffered at work in Stanislaus, California.

Stay safe at roadside construction sites in California

Are you employed as a construction worker? Do you find yourself working on road construction projects? If you answered yes to these questions, then this post is very important for your safety. When working on a roadside construction site in Stanislaus, you need to be as safe as possible. Simply following safety procedures in place is not enough, especially when motorists are speeding through the construction zone while using their phones.

Tips for preventing head injuries on the job

You don't need to work in a dangerous environment to suffer a head injury on the job in Stanislaus. Even the most inauspicious work environments can lead to employees getting injured. All it takes is one person to not follow the safety policies for someone to suffer an injury. Here are some helpful tips for preventing head injuries on the job in California.

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